You'll challenge each student to achieve academic excellence in a nurturing environment. Teachers, parents, and administrators work as a team to encourage each student to be responsible, caring, well, informed, ethical and prepared, thus promoting the fullest development of the individual.
As the Spanish teacher, you would:
- Prepare course materials in collaboration with the world language department, including syllabi, homework assignments, assessments, and supplementary materials.
- Administer and evaluate class work, assignments, and assessments.
- Prepare and maintain student attendance records, grades, comments, and other required records.
- Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
- Regularly participate in professional development opportunities to maintain and grow expertise in the subject matter.
- Collaborate with members of the world language department, the Upper School faculty, and the entire K-12 community.
- Enthusiastically participate in the greater life of the school, particularly extracurricular activities as an advisor or spectator and chaperone.
- Be interested in fostering diversity, inclusion, and social justice to promote a healthy learning environment.
- Willing to take on other duties as needed.
- Nurturing, supportive and inclusive community
- Medical, dental, vision insurance
- Paid Holidays, Vacation and Wellness days
- Retirement Plan options
You should have:
- a Master’s degree (preferred) in Spanish or Applied Linguistics, Bachelor’s Degree minimum.
- Minimum of three years of teaching experience, preferably with middle and high school students.
- Native or near-native fluency in Spanish
- Excellent technology skills and experience integrating technology into the curriculum
- Strong communication skills and a willingness to work with colleagues in creating, developing, and implementing visual arts curricula.
- Knowledge of cultural products and practices of Spanish speaking communities
- Instruction with emphasis on communicative and task-based pedagogical approaches
- A proven commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people
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